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Cults
Cults
Cults Abstract Cult activity has been on the rise over the past few decades. With it there has been an increase in the fear surrounding it. From this fear, society has learned much about cults, how they get members and what to look out for as far as cult recruiters go. Society as a whole has also learned what can be done to deal with cults. Cult activity and the fear that surrounds it Throughout the last couple of decades more and more stories of illegal cult activity or murders by satanic cults
Desperate
Desperate
Desperate ORIENTAL RUG REVIEW An Oriental rug magazine. From the first issue, a tabloid published in March 1981, through a transition to a full-color magazine in 1987, collectors and dealers with a serious interest in Oriental rugs and textiles have turned to Oriental Rug Review for auction reports, international market reports, book reviews, exhibition reviews, interviews, humor, and a wide range of feature articles, both scholarly and anecdotal. Publication of Oriental Rug Review as a print jo
Dreams1
Dreams1
Dreams1 Dreams By: Logan Monarch When we sleep we do much more than just rest our weary bones; we tap into our subconscious mind (Ullman and Zimmerman 1979). The subconscious has much to offer about oneself. The average human being spends one third of their life in sleep and during each sleep approximently two hours is spent dreaming (Ullman and Zimmerman 1979). These dreams are important because they are the voice of our subconscious. Dreams and theories on dreams go as far back as 2000 BC in
Dreams1
Dreams1
Dreams1 Dreams By: Logan Monarch When we sleep we do much more than just rest our weary bones; we tap into our subconscious mind (Ullman and Zimmerman 1979). The subconscious has much to offer about oneself. The average human being spends one third of their life in sleep and during each sleep approximently two hours is spent dreaming (Ullman and Zimmerman 1979). These dreams are important because they are the voice of our subconscious. Dreams and theories on dreams go as far back as 2000 BC in
Flashbulb
Flashbulb
flashbulb Flash Bulb Memory On December 23, 1972, one of the most memorable games in the history of the National Football League took place at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The Pittsburgh Steelers were playing the Oakland Raiders in the AFC Championship Game. The score was 7-6 in favor of the Raiders; then something extraordinary happened. Steeler quarterback Terry Bradshaw dropped back to pass with thirteen seconds remaining in the fourth quarter. The intended receiver was F
Language acquistion
Language acquistion
Language acquistion Language acquisition is the process of learning a native or a second language. Although how children learn to speak is not perfectly understood, most explanations involve both the observation that children copy what they hear and the inference that human beings have a natural aptitude for understanding grammar. Children usually learn the sounds and vocabulary of their native language through imitation, and grammar is seldom taught to them; that they rapidly acquire the abilit
Mozart Effect and Music Therapy
Mozart Effect and Music Therapy
Mozart Effect and Music Therapy History of Music Therapy Although it is only in recent times that scientists have started to document the effects of music, the qualities of music were understood even in earliest times. Evidence suggests that dance and song preceded speech, which means that music is the original language of humans. Researcher\'s have found that about two-thirds of the inner ear\'s cilia resonate only at the higher frequencies that are commonly found in music (3,000 - 20,000 Hz).
Violence and Pornography
Violence and Pornography
Mr Violence and Pornography Pornography -- Sex or Subordination? In the late Seventies, America became shocked and outraged by the rape, mutilation, and murder of over a dozen young, beautiful girls. The man who committed these murders, Ted Bundy, was later apprehended and executed. During his detention in various penitentiaries, he was mentally probed and prodded by psychologist and psychoanalysts hoping to discover the root of his violent actions and sexual frustrations. Many theories arose in
Noise pollution causing deafness
Noise pollution causing deafness
Noise pollution causing deafness Noise pollution causing deafness World became more and more civilized during past centuries and noise pollution became a serious problem our days. It is a huge issue to everyone and especially for people who live in big and crowded cities. It is not only airports, cars or factories that pollute noise, but also such things as computers or printers can distract people. Even pleasurable things, such as listening to loud music, can damage our hearing. It is proven th
Obsessivecompulsive Disorder
Obsessivecompulsive Disorder
Obsessivecompulsive Disorder Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder OCD stands for obsessive-compulsive disorder. An individual with OCD tends to worry about many different things. One out of fifty adults currently suffer from this disorder, and twice that many have had it at some point in their lives. When worries, doubts, or superstitious beliefs become excessive then a diagnosis of OCD is made. With OCD it is thought that the brain gets stuck on a particular thought or urge and just can’t let go. Most
Procrasination
Procrasination
Procrasination WHAT??? IT’S DUE WHEN??? A Summary and Analysis of Self-Regulation and Procrastination and related works by Shawn Grundy Psychology 111 - 003 March 17, 1998 Part I - Summary of Article Procrastination is a problem for just about anyone that you happen upon these days. It seems just a common problem, but it can also lead to certain problems in regulation. Procrastination is the avoidance of performing a particular activity (academic or not) even though it’s known that it should be
Story telling
Story telling
story telling Running Head: Storytelling and Empathy The Effects of Storytelling on Expressions of Empathy in Preschool Aged Children Sarah E. Shafer Earlham College Abstract The present study examined affective and cognitive empathy in preschool children. Seventeen children, ages three to five years, were given The Young Children\'s Empathy Measure to determine their understanding of empathy. Participants were then read a children\'s story and given the empathy measure again, to see if they exp
To Sell in Combo or Not
To Sell in Combo or Not
To Sell in Combo or Not To Sell in Combo or Not? It was hot--hotter than usual for the first week in September, and Ed Jefferson was not eager to go out in the heat and sit in his car while the air conditioning cooled it off. He put his feet up, stared out over the tree tops from his cool office and tried to think of all of the alternatives he had for solving his problem. Ed had been general sales manager of KRQZ-FM and KRQO-AM for twelve years and he had never faced a more difficult, perplexing
Work Violence
Work Violence
Work Violence Work-Related Violence By Mariann M. Robertson Violence in the United States has reached epidemic proportions (Mason 1). Increasingly, violent behavior is being observed in the American workplace (McCune 52). This research examines the phenomenon of work-related violence. An overview of the problem is followed by a discussion of possible explanations for such behavior. The increase in the incidence of work-related violence in the United States is characterized by behaviors that rang
A Test of Time
A Test of Time
A Test of Time A Test of Time: The Bible - from Myth to History by David M. Rohl Century Ltd., London, 1995 426 pp., 51 color and 424 b/w photos and graphic illustrations sterling17.99 hardcover (available at this time only in the U.K.) ISBN 0-7126-5913-7 Where to start in discussing this piece of work ? David M. Rohl s A Test of Time is quite unlike any other history book that I ve ever read from forward to final appendix. Without question since the author says so it was produced with a popular
Courses of Affairs
Courses of Affairs
Courses of Affairs John Shaver XXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXX XXXXXXXXXXX Courses of Affairs The book of Esther takes place during the Persian Empire at the time of Xerxes (485-465 BCE). It is one of the most neglected books in the bible and very few people have ever heard a sermon on it. In fact, Ray C. Stedman reports that “Esther is a different kind of literature” and “because it is a different kind of literature, I think perhaps we are a bit frightened by it” (np). The book never mentions the name
Dont
Dont
Dont Free reports on aliens and UFO encounters, dramatic alien screen savers and wallpaper, books on aliens and UFOs. http://aliens.4thdimensional.com Show me more like this Free How-To-Books Online how-to-books, including how to save money on insurance, taxes, real-estate, and also how to change your identity and get a valid drivers license. http://www.igo.hm Show me more like this Screw-Essays.com Free book reports for students to download. http://www.screw-essays.com Show me more like this Ab
From a business Perspective
From a business Perspective
From a business Perspective From a business perspective, working under government contracts can be a very lucrative proposition. In general, a stream of orders keep coming in, revenue increases and the company grows in the aggregate. The obvious downfalls to working in this manner is both higher quality expected as well as the extensive research and documentation required for government contracts. If a part fails to perform correctly it can cause minor glitches as well as problems that can carry
Hololcaust
Hololcaust
Hololcaust What is Holocaust Denial and Why Does it Exhist? What is Holocaust denial and why does it exhist? This is far from being a simple question, as it neccessitates a background knowledge of what the holocaust really was and why there would be efforts to deny that it ever happened. In my paper, I hope to explain some of the horrific aspects of the holocaust and provide ample facts for proof that this terrible ordeal happened, then attempt to understand why holocaust denial came about in th
Home sweet Heom
Home sweet Heom
Home sweet Heom Home Sweet Heom Achal Mehra, Hindu Revival in an Alien Land, Little India, 30 Nov 1992, pp. PG. Hindu Revival In An Alien Land. America is coming alive with the sounds and images of Hinduism. From Ras and Garbha dances during Navratri in Chicago and Edison to Diwali fireworks in Manhattan\'s South Street Seaport; from the sounds of conches and the chanting of hymnals at temple ceremonies in Pittsburgh and Flushing to the consecration of new dieties at the Balaji Temple in Bridgew
Islam
Islam
Islam Islam It is averaged that there are 750 million people practicing Islam. Islam is actually derived form Christianity. History books indicates that one night in the year 610, the first of many revelations came to Muhammad from God by way of the angel Gabriel. The message Muhammad received told him that there was but one God, not many gods, as most Arabs believed. This God was creator of the world, and He would one day judge mankind. The word Islam means surrender or submission, submissi
Islam
Islam
Islam Islam It is averaged that there are 750 million people practicing Islam. Islam is actually derived form Christianity. History books indicates that one night in the year 610, the first of many revelations came to Muhammad from God by way of the angel Gabriel. The message Muhammad received told him that there was but one God, not many gods, as most Arabs believed. This God was creator of the world, and He would one day judge mankind. The word Islam means surrender or submission, submissi
Pokemon
Pokemon
pokemon This kids phenomenon began as a hand-held video game and exploded across the globe, from trading cards to becoming the number one rated television kids\' show on the popular cartoon programming Kids\' WB! The TV program is drawn in the manner of the old speed racer cartoon with similar type voices. It began showing in syndication in September 1998 and within a few months shot to the top of the ratings chart for children\'s programs. The Pokémon phenomenon began in Japan in 1996, with Nin
Reincarnation1
Reincarnation1
reincarnation1 Reincarnation Biological death is defined and accepted. Winstead- Fry points out that within sensory science, death is the termination of certain biophysical functions. “We can empirically confirm the existence and ending of life.” ( 163) The criteria for brain death are accepted as proof of biological death. Of course if one considers the human being and the human body as one, then death must be a definite ending. But what about those who believes the soul never dies? There is th
Religions
Religions
religions Christianity was traditionally understood to be founded by Jesus of Nazareth. Paul of Tarsus, after his conversion on the road to Damascus, worked tirelessly to establish Christianity among both Jews and God-fearing Gentiles of the Diaspora. Clues in the New Testament indicate that there was a significant rift between Paul and the Jewish leadership early in the history of the Church. It is primarily Paul\'s writings which has most influenced the Church today. Christians span the globe
The Essenes and Qumran
The Essenes and Qumran
The Essenes and Qumran In 1947 an Arab shepherd boy was throwing stones at the opening of a cave above him near the shore of the Dead Sea. He heard a jar break and climbed up the cliff to investigate. What he discovered has revolutionized the study of the Bible. There, in that cave, stuffed in jars, were scores of papyrus scrolls covering almost every book of the Old Testament. While other scrolls have been discovered since, in caves all along the Dead Sea, the scrolls at Qumran are by far the m
Aliens
Aliens
aliens -- Copyright Information -- © 1999 SIRS Mandarin, Inc. -- SIRS Researcher Spring 1999 Title: Scientists: UFO Reports May Be Worth Evaluating Author: Michelle Levander Source: San Jose Mercury News (San Jose, CA) Publication Date: June 28, 1998 Page Number(s): n.p. --------------------------- SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS (San Jose, Calif.) June 28, 1998, n.p. (c) 1998, Knight-Ridder Newspapers. Distributed by Knight-Ridder/Tribune Information Services. SCIENTISTS: UFO REPORTS MAY BE WORTH EVALUAT
Art of living
Art of living
art of living An August, 1996, series in the San Jose Mercury News by reporter Gary Webb linked the origins of crack cocaine in California to the contras, a guerrilla force backed by the Reagan administration that attacked Nicaragua\'s Sandinista government during the 1980s. Webb\'s series, The Dark Alliance, has been the subject of intense media debate, and has focused attention on a foreign policy drug scandal that leaves many questions unanswered. This electronic briefing book is compiled f
Computers and Technology
Computers and Technology
Computers and Technology Ever since I was a child I have been fascinated by the way things work the way they do. From the simplest of video games, that I played with in the pre-school ages, to today’s more advanced computers and computer systems, these have always amazed me. As I look forward to furthering my education, I am interested in learning more about what computers can do for education, Industries and communications. The best way to improve educational opportunities is to utilize every t
Creation vs evolution
Creation vs evolution
Creation vs evolution What Are They Angry About? by Tyler Booman If you\'re planning a vacation later this year, better make sure it\'s not in Kansas. According to recent reports, the state\'s overall IQ has just taken a nosedive. What has caused this giant step back into the nineteenth century as one person called it? Quite simply, the State Board of Education voted to de-emphasize evolution in state testing and to give local school boards the option of deciding whether or not evolution would
Earthquakes1
Earthquakes1
earthquakes1 EARTH QUAKE REFERENCE FILES EARTHQUAKE REFERENCE FILES Earthquake, shaking of the earth’s surface caused by rapid movement of the earth’s rocky outer layer. Earthquakes occur when energy stored within the earth, usually in the form of strain in rocks, suddenly releases. This energy is transmitted to the surface of the earth by earthquake waves. The study of earthquakes and the waves they create is called seismology. Scientists who study earthquakes are called seismologists. (Webster
Earthquakes1
Earthquakes1
earthquakes1 EARTH QUAKE REFERENCE FILES EARTHQUAKE REFERENCE FILES Earthquake, shaking of the earth’s surface caused by rapid movement of the earth’s rocky outer layer. Earthquakes occur when energy stored within the earth, usually in the form of strain in rocks, suddenly releases. This energy is transmitted to the surface of the earth by earthquake waves. The study of earthquakes and the waves they create is called seismology. Scientists who study earthquakes are called seismologists. (Webster
Graves Disease
Graves Disease
Graves Disease Graves’ Disease By Nicholas Laskovski Graves’ Disease is a disorder that affects the thyroid gland and results in a dramatic change in the body’s metabolism. This paper will discuss the manifestations of the disease in the body, recent research on the disease, and how Graves’ disease can be treated. By way of background, Graves’ disease dates from the early nineteenth century. Robert Graves (1796-1853) was an Irish physician, born in Dublin. He studied medicine in Edinburgh but to
Human Cloning1
Human Cloning1
Human Cloning1 “And the Lord God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrilsthe breath of life; and man became a livingsoul . . . and He took one of his ribs, and closed up the flesh instead thereof; and the rib, which the Lord God had taken from man, made He a woman and brought her unto man.” -Genesis 2:7 21-22 Human cloning is becoming one of the most controversial topics of our time. With recent technological breakthroughs, whole new fields are opening with amazing po
Killer Whales
Killer Whales
Killer Whales Scientific Classification: Order & Genus. The scientific order of all types of whales is Cetacea. This large order is broken down into three further groups as well: the toothed whales or Odontoceti, which includes killer whales, dolphins, porpoises, beluga whales, and sperm whales, the baleen whales or Mysticeti, which include blue whales, humpback whales, gray whales, and right whales, and the Archaeoceti order, which are all now extinct. The genus of these species is Orcinus orca
None Provided6
None Provided6
None Provided6 HYPNOSIS INTRODUCTION : Albert Einstein reckoned that humans use only about 10% of their brains. According to some reports, while hypnotised, we could gain access to the other 90%. Every human being who is mentally sound can be hypnotised to some degree. You can use hypnosis for a lot of things, for instance to control weight, pain, sleep, and to raise confidence. You can also use it to quit smoking, develop concentration and memory. In fact, you can use it for anything that depen
Origin of life
Origin of life
origin of life To help us with our study of origins, we will use two main sources: the Bible – as God’s direct revelation of life, and science – a way to interpret the Bible using scientific knowledge. In his book Biology Through the Eyes of Faith, R.T. Wright (1989) states: “It is an important conclusion of faith that both science and Scripture are sources of knowledge of God’s works and that, when properly understood, should not lead to conflicts.” I agree with this statement, believing that G
Police cuuroption
Police cuuroption
police cuuroption Police corruption is a complex issue. Police corruption or the abuse of authority by a police officer, acting officially to fulfill personal needs or wants, is a growing problem in the United States today. Things such as an Internal Affairs department, a strong leadership organization, and community support are just a few considerations in the prevention of police corruption. An examination of a local newspaper or any police-related publication in an urban city during any given
Reproductive technology
Reproductive technology
reproductive technology Reproductive Technology By: Jeff Stott Technological development and the advancement of science constantly raises new political and legal challenges. We must promote scientific development, but at the same time we must also impose restrictions involving certain human and social values. Reproductive technology is one of the best examples of the challenges posed by the development of medical science and it’s involvement with the law. Issues involved with Reproductive Techno
The internet
The internet
the internet The Internet: How it Works and How it Effects the World Many people do not understand what the Internet is the power that it has over the world. The Internet is an extraordinary learning and entertainment tool that, when used properly, can significantly enhance a user\'s ability to gather information. Advanced Research Projects Agency Network (ARPANET) started the Internet. It was a project under taken by the Department Of Defense (DOD) in 1969. It started as an experiment to link t
Authorship theory
Authorship theory
authorship theory For a host of persuasive but commonly disregarded reasons, the Earl of Oxford has quietly become by far the most compelling man to be found behind the mask of Shake-speare. As Orson Welles put it in 1954, I think Oxford wrote Shakespeare. If you don\'t agree, there are some awful funny coincidences incidences to explain away. Some of these coincidences are obscure, others are hard to overlook. A 1578 Latin encomium to Oxford, for example, contains some highly suggestive pra
Romeo and Juliet5
Romeo and Juliet5
Romeo and Juliet5 ROMEO AND JULIET Consumed by Fire - by Scott Walters I hate and I love. Why I do so, perhaps you ask. I know not, but I feel it and I am in torment. Gaius Valerius Catullus Too hot, too hot! William Shakespeare, The Winter\'s Tale For a love story, Romeo and Juliet has more violence and bloodshed than most TV mini-series. The play begins with a riot, ends with a double suicide, and in between has three murders. And all this takes place in the span of four short days. Of course,
Addiction treatment
Addiction treatment
addiction treatment Addiction Treatment This study will explore existing research data and reports from various agencies and journals in order to answer the question: does the length of treatment improve the success of people who are addicted to drugs and/or alcohol? I have chosen several scientific journal articles concerning the relationship between the success rate of substance abusing clients and their length of time spent in treatment. Equal numbers of studies, both supporting and not suppo
Cellphones At School
Cellphones At School
Cellphones At School Cell phones should be banned from rural schools. There is no reason for them in rural schools, they are a distraction, and finally they could aid in violent doings. First, there is no reason for them. There are ways of getting ahold of whoever you need(parents). If you need to call your parents; the office will be more than glad to let you use there phone. Also, there are pay phones. Next, they are a distraction. You wouldn\'t like it in class if you were taking your finals
Censorship3
Censorship3
Censorship3 CENSORSHIP Censorship and the ideology supporting it reiterates concepts from ancient times. In early Greek civilization, Socrates was accused of worshipping strange gods and corrupting the minds of the youth. He preferred to sacrifice his life rather than accept the censorship of his teachings. Socrates advocated free discussion, and is the first person in recorded history to formulate a philosophy of intellectual freedom. Ancient Roman society endorsed that only members of the Sena
Children of Alcholics
Children of Alcholics
Children of Alcholics Children Of Alcoholics By: Bree E-mail: [email protected] Topic Description The topic I chose for the research assignment is children of alcoholics. I chose to focus more on the children that are involved in families of alcoholics rather than on the family as a whole, because I felt there would be too much information. Because I grew up in a stable, relatively normal family, I chose to research a topic in which I did not have experience with. The participants that I chose
Clinton Scandal
Clinton Scandal
Clinton Scandal The Clinton Sex Scandal Rare is a person that crosses the path of the White House without some emotion of envy or awe. This building epitomizes world leadership and unprecedented power. This renowned leadership may be the only association made by certain countries, while in the United States many see an other significance: Watergate, Whitewater, Kennedy\'s brutal and mysterious assassination, and today, Clinton\'s zippergate scandal. When the President of the United States take
Compairson of how crime saftey has changed thorugh
Compairson of how crime saftey has changed thorugh
compairson of how crime saftey has changed thorugh out the years The Bastard Out of Carolina is a book that deals with many emotions and Issues. The one issue that sticks out like a soar thumb to me is child abuse. We see this thorough out the book. We see a little girl named Bone Boatwrite Get abused by her stepfather Glenn. He is able to get away with this because Bone is too scared to speak up and let someone know what is going on. Bone also does not want her mother to know what is going on b
Gun Control1
Gun Control1
Gun Control1 Constitutional Law Gun Control Paper Gun control is undoubtedly an issue that most Americans have been exposed to. In 1989, guns killed 11,832 Americans. The National Rifle Association (NRA) members believe that it is their constitutional right to own guns, stating that guns are not the root of the crime problem in the United States. Gun control activists like the members of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) argue that guns are responsible for the majority of violent crimes
Gun Control1
Gun Control1
Gun Control1 Constitutional Law Gun Control Paper Gun control is undoubtedly an issue that most Americans have been exposed to. In 1989, guns killed 11,832 Americans. The National Rifle Association (NRA) members believe that it is their constitutional right to own guns, stating that guns are not the root of the crime problem in the United States. Gun control activists like the members of the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence (CSGV) argue that guns are responsible for the majority of violent crimes